Facebook groups exist to share information about most classes of animals and plants, and these communities have unprecedented observational power.
Social media has proved to be a helpful source of observations of snakes feeding. Knowing more about their diet is useful because it's linked to their venom biochemistry.
Coronavirus has shown how damaging ill-health can be for the economy, and poor diet is the world's leading cause of ill-health.
The food industry's tactics are designed to reduce the likelihood of the government adopting global recommendations to tackle obesity.
A new UN report shows that hunger and food insecurity are rising worldwide. The COVID-19 pandemic is adding to this trend, but is not the major driver.
Those who ate the most fruit and vegetables daily had a 50% lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared to those who ate little or none.
People ate on average 142 calories more after swimming than they did on their rest day.
Current research suggests that exercise causes a number of positive changes in our gut microbiome.
There is no perfect diet that works for everyone.
Don't give up just yet.
Winter is when porridge really comes into its own. From Paleolithic times to workhouse gruel to hipster health bowls, this simple dish is warming and nourishing.
New study finds compensatory eating the day before.
Foods rich in flavonoids (such as apples, berries, or tea) are important for cognitive health, research suggests.
Eating healthy food, exercising regularly and reducing stress are all measures we can take to stay as healthy as possible to fight off infection while we wait for a coronavirus vaccine.
A spike in flour sales and an increase in home cooked meals could signal the start of a new healthier relationship with food.
Childhood, adolescence, pregnancy, menopause, 75+: how your diet should change with each stage of life.
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Once you get older, the focus moves to trying not to lose your muscle tissue. So as you age, your protein requirements actually start to go up.
The adverse symptoms some people experience after adopting the ketogenic diet is known as the "keto flu".
To boost your immune defenses against corona and other viruses, one of the most effective things you can do is maintain your natural circadian rhythms. Here's how to do that.
Research shows a wider impact than you might think, including on mental health and pain.
We're hardwired to love sweet things, but too much sugar is leading to an increase in type 2 diabetes. Here's what individuals and policymakers can do cut our collective sugar intake.